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Facebook closes political ads loophole ahead of U.S. presidential election

福利网站Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would affix labels to political ads shared by users on their own feeds, closing what critics have said for years was a glaring loophole in the company's election transparency measures.

U.S. posts rule allowing U.S. companies to work with Huawei on 5G and other standards

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday posted a new rule that allows U.S. companies to work with China's Huawei to develop standards for 5G and other cutting-edge technologies, despite restrictions on doing business with the telecommunications equipment maker.

Qualcomm pushes 5G tech into chips for cheaper phones

Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday said it is putting 5G technology into chips for smartphones that will sell for as little as $300 and that will come to market in the second half of this year.

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce any risk of contracting the new coronavirus among its workers.

Facebook removes hundreds more accounts as right-wing violence spreads

福利网站Facebook on Tuesday removed almost 900 accounts associated with the far-right Proud Boys and American Guard, including those belonging to Proud Boys supporters who marched into a protest zone in Seattle Monday and confronted anti-racist demonstrators.

Apple's App Store, Apple Pay targeted by EU antitrust regulators

福利网站Apple is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators over its App Store and mobile payment system Apple Pay as the bloc turns up the heat on gatekeepers of online platforms on which thousands of companies depend for business.

House panel to hold election-security hearing with Facebook, Google, Twitter

福利网站Top officials from Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc will appear before U.S. lawmakers on Thursday at a hearing on foreign influence and election security, the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee announced on Tuesday.

Brazil 5G tender cannot be swayed by debates over China, says house speaker

福利网站A fifth-generation (5G) telecoms tender in Brazil should not be contaminated by ideological battles with China and more competition will lead to better prices for consumers, the head of the lower house said on Tuesday.

Organiser of Europe's largest tech event says it will go ahead in November

福利网站Europe's biggest technology conference, the Web Summit, will take place in Lisbon in November as planned, its organiser said on Tuesday.

EU antitrust regulators set July 20 deadline for Google, Fitbit deal

福利网站EU antitrust regulators will decide by July 20 whether to clear Alphabet Inc-owned Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness trackers company Fitbit, a deal that has prompted concerns from consumer groups and privacy advocates.

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